Children and Families

Specialized Independent Schools

Baird School

The Baird School at 1138 Pine Street, Burlington, offers an alternative educational environment for children ages 6-14 years, grades 1-8. Services include intensive special education, therapeutic behavioral intervention and treatment, psychiatric/psychological consultation, pro-social skills training, and family work. View the 2013-2014 Baird School Calendar.

Please call Intake at 802.488.6839 for more information.

Centerpoint School

Centerpoint School serves students, ages 12-18 years, grades 7-12, challenged with emotional, behavioral, mental health, or special learning needs. The Centerpoint School provides an alternative educational experience to help students build a wide variety of skills for educational and life-long success. Both Centerpoint School and CP Stepping Stones are overseen by a collaborative of three agencies: HowardCenter, Northeast Family Institute (NFI), and Matrix. For more information, visit the Centerpoint Adolescent Treatment Services web site at www.centerpointservices.org, or call 802.488.7711.

Fay Honey Knopp School (Rutland)

Fay Honey Knopp Memorial School is part of the comprehensive Park Street treatment program for adolescent males with sexual harming behaviors. The school provides a supportive and safe educational environment that enables each student to reach his potential.

Jean Garvin School

Jean Garvin School provides a therapeutic educational program offering unique learning opportunities to inspire personal change and well-being for adolescents, ages 12-18 years, grades 7-12. Services include intensive special education, therapeutic behavioral intervention and treatment, psychiatric/psychological consultation, pro-social skills training, and family work. For more information, please call 802.488.6767.